06/23/17  Ouachita County Circuit Court


Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Phillip A. Stone filed charges on June 12 in Circuit court in Camden against 20 year old Liberty Cook of Camden. Cook is charged with 2nd degree domestic battery, endangering the welfare of a minor and 2nd degree criminal mischief. On May 1, the Ouachita County Sheriff's office received a report of a disturbance in progress involving a knife at 480 Ouachita 5, apartment 7. Upon arrival, deputies discovered Zachary Bridges with a cut on his hand allegedly done by his girl friend Liberty Cook. Cook claimed she stabbed Bridges in self defense but a video taken by Bridges during the incident showed Cook chasing Bridges all over the apartment with a knife with a 5 month old child in the same room. Cook was transported to jail and charged. Her case is pending in circuit court.

Stone also filed charges on June 12,  against 48 year old Anthon L. Lindsey of Camden. On May 1,  Lindsey was charged by Camden police with possession of meth or cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges were filed against Lindsey following a body search of Lindsey by Camden police.

June 15, deputy prosecutor Stone filed charges against 33 year old Cameron Porchia of Camden. On May 25, Camden police were called to Diamond Express on West Washington Street. Police were advised that Porchia had been asked to leave the premises but refused. Officers found Porchia in a vehicle asleep on the lot of the business with a knife and baggie of meth in his lap. He was taken into custody. Porchia was previously charged with two charges of aggravated assault and possession of meth earlier this year.

June 15, Stone filed criminal charges against 26 year old Courtnie Jenice Walker of Camden. Walker was charged on May 3,  following the execution of a search warrant at a residence at 237 Hickory. A search of the residence revealed a clear plastic baggy containing 27 white pills, identified as acetaminophen and codeine phosphate, a schedule 2 narcotic. That same day, Walker was stopped by police and a search of her vehicle uncovered individual bags of meth packaged for distribution, and an infant child in a child's seat in the back seat. Walker admitted possession of the drugs found at the residence at 237 Hickory. She was charged with possession of a controlled substance..possession of meth or cocaine with the purpose to deliver, two counts, plus endangerment of a minor child.